Databases: Business: Investments
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Full text insurance reports, credit reports, and other in-depth insurance industry information and statistics.
Industry financial analysis and market trends for thousands of lines of business in national and local markets.
Business Source Complete
Coverage: 1886 - present Bibliographic and full text content from scholarly business journals and other sources including peer-reviewed business publications. Indexing and abstracts for the most important scholarly business journals back as far as 1886.
Dow Jones Factiva
Comprehensive, full text up-to-the-minute news and business source from Dow Jones and Reuters. Replaces Dow Jones Interactive.
Encyclopedia of Statistical Sciences
Full text reference guide for those working in quality control, economics, probability and statistics as well as for those applying statistical methods in any discipline. Updated annually, with revisions and new articles added quarterly.
GREENR (Global Reference on the Environment, Energy, and Natural Resources)
Coverage: 1990s - present Covers emerging green technologies, the environment, sustainability, energy systems, agriculture, climate change, population, and more.
Comprehensive company, industry, and market intelligence. In-depth coverage of the world's top businesses. Includes product/brand name listings, subsidiaries, financial data, key people, and more.
Reports for all 723 U.S. industries categorized by NAICS. Includes market size, competitors, forecasting, business valuations, benchmarking. Includes business environment and global industry reports.
Provides access to bond data including both issuer and bond level terms and condition data, US taxable bonds, municipal bonds and retail notes.
Provides dynamic screening, comparison, and analysis of a company and its sector, customers, suppliers, and products. Underlying classification system maps relationships among companies.
Detailed business and financial information on US and international public companies. Provides 15 years historic data and financial ratios. Create reports; customize analysis.
Full-text market research reports covering US and global consumer markets. Reports analyze market share, segmentation, and trends. Upon first login register with your VCU email address.
Mintel Global Market Navigator
Market size, market share, and forecast data for thousands of consumer goods categories worldwide.
Morningstar Investment Research Center
Analysis on stocks, mutual funds, and exchange-traded funds. Includes market information and a tool to create investment portfolios.
New York Times
Coverage: 1851 - 2006 More than a newspaper for an American city, the New York Times is an international record of national and world news, as well as personal stories of how events affect individuals.
Passport GMID (Global Market Information Database)
Coverage: 1977 - present International marketing data and research. Provides statistics and analysis across industries, countries, and consumers. Includes over 18,000 full market reports.
Plunkett Research Online
Analysis and market research for important industry sectors. Includes trend analysis, statistics, organizations, company profiles, information for job-seekers, and ability to create custom reports.
Business and financial data on major, non-publicly traded corporations, including family-owned, private equity owned, venture backed, and international unlisted companies.
Coverage: 1980 - present Allows users to create thematic maps and reports using extensive demographic, business, and marketing data.
Standard & Poor's NetAdvantage
Financial and investment database providing information for corporate research and for industry, competitive, and investment analysis. Includes
Industry Surveys, Stock Reports, Bond Reports, among others.
Financial analysis, performance data, and growth projections on stocks, mutual funds, options, and convertible securities, as well as special situation stocks.
WRDS (Wharton Research Data Services)
WRDS is a data management service which enables users to access databases to which VCU subscribes (Compustat). Access limited within the libraries to VCU students, faculty, and staff.